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NHS staff being trained to spot ebola signs in patients, says CMO – By Nicola Merrifield – Nursing Times

Preparations are underway to ensure all frontline staff in local NHS hospitals across England are trained in how to deal with suspected cases of ebola, should someone “walk in off the street” showing symptoms. Speaking during a parliamentary health committee session on the virus, chief medical officer Professor Dame Sally Davies said NHS England was training clinicians and other staff on how to use personal protective equipment, and the procedures around dealing with suspected cases. She added that every accident and emergency department was working to develop an isolation room on site where someone with suspected ebola could be placed before a diagnosis was made.

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NHS staff being trained to spot ebola signs in patients



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